Combantrin

Combantrin

pyrantel

Manufacturer:

Johnson & Johnson

Distributor:

Johnson & Johnson
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pyrantel pamoate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of the infection w/ any of the following GI parasites when these are present, either alone or as a mixed infection: Enterobius vermicularis (threadworm, pinworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm), Necator americanus (hookworm) & Trichostrongylus (Colubriformis & orientalis).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Childn ≥15 yr 500 mg, 10-14 yr 375 mg, 5-9 yr 250 mg, 2-<5 yr 125 mg. To be taken preferably 4 times a yr or once every 3 mth. Susp >15 yr 4 tsp (20 mL), 10-14 yr 3 tsp (15 mL), 5-9 yr 2 tsp (10 mL), <5 yr 1 tsp (5 mL).
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Preexisting hepatic dysfunction. Pregnancy.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
P02CC01 - pyrantel ; Belongs to the class of tetrahydropyrimidine derivative agents. Used as antinematodal.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Combantrin tab 125 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P42.25/tab, P4,225/pack)
Form
Combantrin oral susp 125 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's (P208/bottle)
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